operational resilience

May 10, 2022

Cyber padlockThe US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has signalled a crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud with the launch of a new cyber-crime unit.

Apr 27, 2022

Bank of EnglandThe Bank of England (BoE) has called for a new industry leadership group to improve innovation and efficiency in the UK’s post-trade processes.

Apr 20, 2022

Cyber padlockEurope’s financial institutions have been urged by regulators to makes themselves more resilient to a growing risk of cyber security that has been intensified by war and has stalled the economic recovery from Covid.

Mar 02, 2022

Cyber padlockDanish academics are heralding a breakthrough in IT security after completing a secure transfer of financial data using quantum communication.

Nov 24, 2021

ConsolidationThere is a broadly equal split within the asset management industry as to whether the ongoing mergers and acquisitions among firms is good for the market, suggests a recently published survey.

Oct 13, 2021

Cyber padlockThe UK’s financial regulator has issued guidance to firms adopting a remote or hybrid working model, warning that the lack of a centralised location must not affect its ability to meet its regulatory responsibilities.

Aug 11, 2021

asset_management_innovationTechnology developments and the impact of the pandemic have given the funds industry an unprecedented chance to instil change and innovation.

Jul 07, 2021

River_deltaUK regulators have issued their long-awaited rules on operational resilience. Nicholas Pratt examines the implications for asset managers and their partners.

May 26, 2021

Cutting costsJP Morgan Security Services has partnered with SimCorp to increase operational efficiencies around mutual funds.

Apr 14, 2021

Cyber padlockFrench asset managers have been warned that they could be nurturing a false sense of security over their management of cybersecurity risks.

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